lickety-split

adverb lick·e·ty-split \ ˌli-kə-tē-ˈsplit \

Definition of lickety-split

:at great speed

Origin and Etymology of lickety-split

probably irregular from 1lick + split


LICKETY-SPLIT Defined for English Language Learners

lickety-split

adverb

Definition of lickety-split for English Language Learners

  • : very quickly


LICKETY-SPLIT Defined for Kids

lickety-split

adverb lick·e·ty-split \ ˌli-kə-tē-ˈsplit \

Definition of lickety-split for Students

:at top speed


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